Israek will not survive as a Jewish ethnocracy in the Middle East. It has to celebrate BOTH its Jewish and Arab heritage. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 20.09.11 | 09:50 (IDT)

    Right now, Israel is like the Crusader states, a western state that has failed to integrae with is neighbours and relies on western money, trade, immigrants and on western military technology to survive. The Crusader states survived much longer than Israel has so far, but disappeared finally because they had failed to inergrate and intermarry with their neighbours and because the military balance changed. The same could easily happen to Israel, unless it manages to integrate. And the ONLY way it will integrate is by making friends with the Palestinians and by using Israeli Arabs as a bridge to its neighbours, instead of oppressing and ignoring Pals and Israeli Arabs

    from the article: Jordan's King says Israel must choose if it is fortress or part of Mideast
    First published 08:43 20.09.11 | Last updated 08:43 20.09.11
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